Crunchyroll announced eight new anime licenses for titles that be streaming on the platform during this year’s Anime Central. Four of them will premiere this July, while the rest are coming later this year. So without further ado, let’s take a look at what’s coming to the platform.
Horimiya: The Missing Pieces
The new project Hormiya anime is coming to Crunchyroll in July 2023 under The Missing Pieces title. It will be available worldwide outside Asia. Check out the recently revealed concept trailer and the visual:
The Great Cleric
The Great Cleric adaptation is coming this July. It will be available to watch worldwide excluding Asia but including India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Maldives, the Middle East, and North African territories. Crunchyroll describes the plot as:
Can a former salaryman become peerless in another world?! A salaryman was shot to death just before earning a promotion, and a god decided to reincarnate him in another world as a fifteen-year-old healer named Luciel. On top of all that, the country he was born into seems to hate healers. Feeling that he’s in danger, Luciel visits the adventurers’ guild in hopes of keeping himself safe. But the training is much harder than he expected, and every day he’s forced to drink a mysterious beverage called “Substance X.” Wait, this life doesn’t seem to have anything to do with being a healer… The day-to-day life of a super-masochistic, back-from-the-dead healer begins, with his very survival on the line!
Rent-a-Girlfriend Season 3
The third season of Rent-a-Girlfriend is premiering this July. It will be available to stream on Crunchyroll everywhere outside of Asia. Check out the subtitled trailer:
Am I Actually the Strongest?
Another isekai is headed our way this summer: Am I Actually the Strongest? premieres in July. On a similar note as the titles above, it will be available worldwide outside of Asia but users in India will also be able to watch it. Staple Entertainment is animating the adaptation and Crunchyroll describes the plot as:
After being a shut-in, Haruto is reincarnated as a baby. And amazingly, that baby is a prince! However, he’s abandoned in a forest on the day he’s born because of his low magic level… What will be the fate of Haruto, who was inadvertently given 1000 times the normal amount of magic by the goddess of reincarnation without anyone noticing?!
I’m in Love with the Villainess
The villainess genre is becoming the norm in the anime sphere. I’m in Love with the Villainess premieres in October of 2023 and Crunchyroll users outside of Asia will be able to watch it weekly. Check out the subtitled trailer:
I Shall Survive Using Potions!
I Shall Survive Using Potions! unveiled the first trailer less than two weeks ago. We still don’t have the exact premiere date but we do know that the anime is coming later this year. Crunchyroll will be streaming it for users outside of Asia. Check out the subtitled trailer:
Fans of the Initial D franchise can rejoice: MF GHOST is also premiering later this year. Crunchyroll will be streaming it outside of Asia and describes the plot as:
202X A.D., a future beyond Initial D. Self-driving cars are in widespread use in Japan, and public roadways are used for auto racing. In such an era, a race called MFG has become popular around the globe. Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini… Participants are invited to race with their fastest cars. One such participant, a British racing school graduate, Kanata Rivington, returns to Japan to achieve his goal.
Source: Press Release